Worldview's "Weekend Passport" is a new weekly feature. We help you travel the world without having to leave the city. Every Friday, we'll bring you new and exciting ways to experience the cultural diversity of our region.
Jean-Luc Godard once said that Robert Bresson "…is to French cinema what Mozart is to German music and Dostoyevsky is to Russian literature." The Gene Siskel Film Center is hosting a series of films in tribute to the legendary French director that runs through February 29.
Municipal laws greatly impact how people interact in urban settings; but the physical layout and design of cities also affects that interaction. A new documentary examines the design of cities across the world. Urbanized begins its run Friday at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago.
Last week, Eight Forty-Eight looked at the business end of modern pornography by taking the pulse of Playboy Enterprises. Tuesday, Eight Forty-Eight revisited a conversation about some pornography closer to home.
Landscape as Archive is a program of three short films exploring the way an actual landscape can be a repository for history – or even ideas. It plays at the Gene Siskel Film Center on Thursday, Oct. 6 as part of the Conversations at the Edge series.
Digital technologies brought big changes to filmmaking over the past decade. For those on the experimental edge of the medium, change could feel like it was coming at breakneck speed, butConversations at the Edge provides a place to catch up.
Forty years ago, the hippest trip in America left the station.Soul Train — the little Chicago engine that could – went on to become the longest-running, nationally-syndicated show on television. Before longtime conductor and host Don Cornelius was moving to the